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What is the corpus spongiosum and where is it?

What is the corpus spongiosum and where is it?

Corpus spongiosum CS: Corpus Spongiosum is a soft spongy tissue encircling the urethra in men. Its function is to keep the urethra open and prevent it from collapsing during erection (which is caused by rush of blood flow into corpus covernosum- which is also encircling urethra in men). ...Read more

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I have an indent on my corpus spongiosum near the base of my penis. Why is this?

I have an indent on my corpus spongiosum near the base of my penis. Why is this?

Probably normal: The corpus songiosum surrounds the urethra. You might be seeing where the spongiosum meets the scrotal skin. ...Read more

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I just noticed a red growth that looks a bit like a mosquito bite on the outside part of my corpus spongiosum?

I just noticed a red growth that looks a bit like a mosquito bite on the outside part of my corpus spongiosum?

Need to be seen!: Best thing to do is to have it checked by a dermatologist. If the small bumps are dome shaped with a central dimple, it could be molluscum contagiosum. This is a skin rash caused by a viral infection that can spread by sexual contact. Early lesions on the genitalia may be mistaken for herpes or warts but, unlike herpes, these lesions are painless. Have it checked and diagnosed. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it the 1-corpora cavernosa or 2-corpus spongiosum that runs in to glans of penis? Which During erection or sex causes feeling of rigidness in glans?

Is it the 1-corpora cavernosa or 2-corpus spongiosum that runs in to glans of penis? Which During erection or sex causes feeling of rigidness in glans?

Corpus spongiosum: Surrounds urethra & runs into glans. Each corpus spongiosum, there are two is like a rod which becomes engorged & traps blood during an erection. There are 2 corpora cavernosa (plural of cavernosum). They are above corpus spongiosum, which is in a groove between them. ...Read more

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My penis is flaccid. No arousal. I felt blood flowing sensation slightly on the side of the penis. Why is this? I m sure it was not the urethra. The blood flowing sensation was maybe on corpus spongiosum. Why it may happen?

My penis is flaccid. No arousal. I felt blood flowing sensation slightly on the side of the penis. Why is this? I m sure it was not the urethra. The blood flowing sensation was maybe on corpus spongiosum. Why it may happen?

Well: Wrecked tile dysfunction can be due to blood flow structural defects or impaired nerves or psychological or hormonal. Consult a primary care doctor or urologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy smelly scap?

Why do I have itchy smelly scap?

See your doctor: Often time the sebacious glands in scalp can enlarge and become cysts. If they leak it has a distinct odor. See your doctor for a diagnosis. Dandruff can also cause this as well as infected eczema from scratching or psoriasis. You will need treatment for this. ...Read more

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Why do I always get an itchy bumcrack?

Why do I always get an itchy bumcrack?

Many reasons: You may have a hemorrhoid, anal fissure, pinworms or a variety of other ailments. ...Read more

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I have a lot of itchiness at night why??

I have a lot of itchiness at night why??

Itching: Have your skin checked to out to rule out scabies, dry skin or any other type of skin inflammation and irritation. ...Read more

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My virginal entrance is itchy, how can I solve this?

Get diagnosed: Get your virginal entrance examined to diagnose why it is itchy, then the proper treatment can be provided. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Can coxsackie be itchy?

Yes: Any blistering condition can become itchy. The salt in your sweat can enter any of these skin lesions and trigger itching. Coxsackie viruses can produce blistering skin lesions. ...Read more

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Does alprim make you itchy?

Does alprim make you itchy?

If allergic: Occasionally some people may become allergic to Aspirin although Aspirin intolerance is far more common. If you are allergic to it, then you may get itchy. However I suspect that your itching is more likely from some other factors unless you have noted itching within 2 hrs after taking an Aspirin on more than one occasion. ...Read more

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Does biotin cause itchiness?

Not per se: Any pill prescribed or supplements can cause varying degrees of allergic reaction because of the stabilisers, preservative & fillers! ...Read more

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Dry, itchy, irritating skin.

Dry, itchy, irritating skin.

? Eczema: This could be eczema or just plain dry skin (xerosis). See a dermatologist to help you figure this out and recommend a good treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I experienced itchy face?

Why do I experienced itchy face?

Depends: Cold exposure can do it; dry skin can; and (obviously) an allergic reaction can. For the first two, usually a moisturizer will help improve it. The allergy needs the triggering item removed to resolve--review what goes on your face (soaps, colognes, shaving, etc.)--if any new ones, stop for a couple days and see if feeling resolves. If not, try the moisturizer, then see dr if that fails. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy labium minor?

What causes an itchy labium minor?

Yeast infection: The commonest cause of itchy labia is yeast vaginal infection, but it can also be due to sexually transmitted disease and needs to be checked
so check it with your gynecologist to be safe. ...Read more

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What is causing my itchy foreskin?

Smegma, yeast, germs: Smegma, which is comprised shed skin epithelial cells, oily sebacaceous secretions & moisture, is most common cause of foreskin itching. Some kinds of skin bacteria thrive & multiply in smegma. Yeast infections can also be very itchy. More likely to itch if foreskin is tight & prevents satisfactory hygeine by washing. Some stds, allergy to latex condoms & vaginal secretions can all cause itching. ...Read more

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I have extremely itchy please help?

You have an: Extremely itchy what? Suggest that you clarify this ; re-ask. ...Read more

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Are itchy ankes related to diabetic?

Possible: Neuropathy/vasculopathy/ blood supply problems in diabetics are common. ...Read more

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What causes severe itchiness all over?

What causes severe itchiness all over?

Many different thing: Itching is a very non-specific symptom that can represent several different scenarios such as, eczema, hives, infections (scabies), liver or kidney issues (not too likely given your age), or allergic reaction to a medication or chemical. It would probably be of benefit to you to see an allergist to be evsluated. ...Read more

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Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why is the side of my heal always itchy?

Why is the side of my heal always itchy?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What happens when your piercing gets itchy?

What happens when your piercing gets itchy?

Itchy Piercing: You could be allergic to nickel. This is the most common cause of itching after piercing any parts of you body. If you are allergic to nickel, you might have to remove the "earring" from the affected area. ...Read more

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Why is it that I get so itchy on oxycontin?

Why is it that I get so itchy on oxycontin?

Histamine: All opioids have the potential to cause mast cells in the bloodstream and elsewhere to release histamine, causing itching, flushing and even outright hives, as well as nausea/vomiting and diarrhea. Oxycodone has less of this than many other opioids, but it can do it too, and some people are just sensitive to it. Taking an antihistamine may help - talk to the prescriber. ...Read more

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My areoles are dry & flaky & itchy. I'm scared?

My areoles are dry & flaky & itchy. I'm scared?

Get it checked: Many skin conditions can be benign but without a clinical exam and possible testing, answers are hard to give. If the skin of the areolar area is flaky, it's possible it could be a fungal infection. If a woman is breast feeding, sometimes the skin becomes irritated and sensitive. It's best to have a qualified medical provider examine the area and give a direct opinion. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that I am itchy "down there"?

What could be the reason that I am itchy "down there"?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchying my body what should I do please help me?

I have itchying my body what should I do please help me?

See a dermatologist: You might as well ask what to do about fever or pain with no other information. There are HUNDREDS of possible causes for itch. ...Read more

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Why is my skin so itchy recently especially in the creases?

Why is my skin so itchy recently especially in the creases?

Eczema: Likely eczema due to dryness or harsh skin care products. Use gentle soaps, lotions after cooler bathing sessions, and try some over the counter steroid cream. ...Read more

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My skins reacts badly to metal, red and itchy. What is in it?

My skins reacts badly to metal, red and itchy. What is in it?

Allergic Reaction: What you have is likely allergic contact dermatitis to nickel found in many metal products such as jewelry, button fasteners, belts and even cell phone casings. Best thing is avoid nickel and see a dermatologist who can patch test you to confirm the diagnosis. There is also a simple chemical test that you can use to see if there is nickel in the metal you come in contact with (dimethylglyoxime). ...Read more

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What could be causing an itchy breakout on the tops of my shoulders?

What could be causing an itchy breakout on the tops of my shoulders?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having this itchy thing in my skin. What should I do?

What do you advise if I'm having this itchy thing in my skin. What should I do?

Dry skin: Is the most common cause of itchy skin. Start with a thick moisturizer like aquaphor, or soy based moisturizers, if you are not better see Derm for work up ...Read more

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Red itchy eyebags?

Red itchy eyebags?

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis of the eyelid is mediated by a type IV hypersensitivity reaction in allergic contact dermatitis and by direct toxic effect in irritant contact dermatitis. It is more often caused by a product applied to the hair, nails, or face than by products applied directly to the eyelids. See your dermatologist for treatment and a patch test to find out what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Itchy and dry skin?

Itchy and dry skin?

Try: Try taking lukewarm baths and applying 1% Hydrocortisone ointment within 3 minutes after getting out of bath or shower to your skin. ...Read more

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Why is my scab itchy?

Why is my scab itchy?

Find cause: The most common is a mild infection with pityrosporum which is handled best with some serious dandruff shampoo. Failing this, a physician's office visit may be in order; it's a common problem with a few different possible causes, and family physicains manage it often. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rectum?

I have an itchy rectum?

Pruritus ani: Pruritus ani is a medical condition that causes an itchy rectum. A number of foods have been associated with this condition: spices, hor sauces, pepper, coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, milk products, tomatoes, tomato products, white bread. You may want to delete some of these foods and see it that helps. Other causes include pinworms, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, diabetes and yeast. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy bum?

He has fleas: Seriously though, there are many different causes of itching around your anus. If this is severe enough to bother you, having a doctor examine you and get a good history would be beneficial. Yeast infections, pin worms and other parasites, allergic reactions, leakage of fecal material, and many other conditions can produce this. ...Read more

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How to stop itchy groin?

How to stop itchy groin?

Keep Dry: Skin irritation from moisture is a most common problem. Wearing cotton or moisture wicking fabrics can help. Be sure you have no fungal, bacterial or parasitic infection though. Also be sure you have no allergic or contact irritation from underwear dyes or from laundry detergents. Hope that helps. ...Read more